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Conn Vintage One Trumpet

Though the great ones made it look easy, the general consensus among trumpet players is that it’s a difficult instrument to play. That said, it seems as though we are justified in finding every little edge possible to make life a little easier on us, trumpet-wise. In recent years, that meant trying mouthpiece donuts, heavier valve caps, AcoustiCoils (whatever they are), rounded tuning slides or whatever other little thing that might just make the horn a little more efficient to play. Sometimes I think we’d all be better off if we forgot about all these minute adjustments and just practiced more-a lot more.

So, you already practice eight hours a day and you still want to exploit every little advantage possible in your trumpet equipment?

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